One of the top sophomore forwards in Wisconsin is Appleton North’s Max Nelson. Nelson is a skilled scorer who can put up points in bunches from all over the court. With his height at 6’7”, length, and physicality, he scores the ball well around the basket. Plus, Nelson excels at shooting it from the perimeter and mid-range to score it in bunches. 

While only a sophomore, Nelson is already putting up a staggering number of points. On the year he is currently averaging 23.5 points per game, to go along with 7.1 rebounds and 1.3 assist. With all of the skills to go along with his size, he is a very difficult matchup. 

With all that he has to offer, Nelson has received interest from Belmont, Marquette, Stanford, Wisconsin, and Wisconsin-Green Bay. When talking about his recruitment process, Nelson mentioned “I am enjoying the process, mainly visiting the schools, talking to coaches, and working on my game.” The schools that he has visited so far are Marquette and Wisconsin and added that he open to visiting any schools. While no schools have offered Nelson a scholarship yet, don’t be surprised if that happens in the near future for the sophomore. 

While there is much to like about Nelson’s game there are still some things that he would like to improve upon. “I will want to keep working on my vertical and my lateral movement speed and I am also working on being a leader on the court and also off.” The forward hopes having these improved skills can help him attain his goals which include first team all-conference and advancing far in the Wisconsin state playoffs.